The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XML
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 26 44 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16  
Contract jobs citing XML 16 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 4.49% 1.62% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 5.71% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Median daily rate £368 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% -1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £383 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

XML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 154 140 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 43.26% 28.40% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 53 54
Median daily rate £375 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £46.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing XML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for XML in Nottingham

XML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XML in Nottingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for XML in Nottingham

XML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XML in Nottingham

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for XML.

1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) C#
3 20 (55.56%) WCF
4 19 (52.78%) .NET Framework
4 19 (52.78%) TDD
5 18 (50.00%) MVVM
6 17 (47.22%) OO
7 16 (44.44%) Web Services
7 16 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (44.44%) WPF
8 14 (38.89%) SOAP
8 14 (38.89%) SQL
9 13 (36.11%) XSLT
10 12 (33.33%) CSS
10 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 11 (30.56%) HTML
11 11 (30.56%) DB2
11 11 (30.56%) Eclipse
11 11 (30.56%) jQuery
11 11 (30.56%) Performance Testing
12 10 (27.78%) Struts2
12 10 (27.78%) Open Source
12 10 (27.78%) Apache Flex
12 10 (27.78%) Subversion
12 10 (27.78%) Spring
12 10 (27.78%) Maven
12 10 (27.78%) DB2 UDB
12 10 (27.78%) UDDI
12 10 (27.78%) Finance
12 10 (27.78%) Hibernate

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) DB2
2 10 (27.78%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) OLAP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Eclipse
2 10 (27.78%) Ant
2 10 (27.78%) Maven
2 10 (27.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) WPF Developer
3 14 (38.89%) .NET Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
5 7 (19.44%) WCF Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Applications Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Database Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) WCF
3 19 (52.78%) .NET Framework
4 16 (44.44%) Web Services
4 16 (44.44%) WPF
5 14 (38.89%) SOAP
6 13 (36.11%) XSLT
7 12 (33.33%) CSS
8 11 (30.56%) HTML
8 11 (30.56%) jQuery
9 10 (27.78%) Apache Flex
9 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
9 10 (27.78%) J2EE
9 10 (27.78%) JSP
9 10 (27.78%) Spring
9 10 (27.78%) Struts
9 10 (27.78%) UDDI
9 10 (27.78%) WSDL
9 10 (27.78%) XHTML
9 10 (27.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) TDD
2 18 (50.00%) MVVM
3 17 (47.22%) OO
4 16 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (30.56%) Performance Testing
6 10 (27.78%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.56%) API Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Defect Management
8 2 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
8 2 (5.56%) Test Management
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.78%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (2.78%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.78%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) XAML
6 2 (5.56%) XPath
7 1 (2.78%) VB
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.78%) VB6
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.78%) Apigee
3 1 (2.78%) Informatica
3 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO